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Profee Coder Job in Olyphant, Pennsylvania

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Job Title: Profee Coder

Employer:AGS Health
Type:Contract Full-TimeRemote
Skills:Profee Coding
Specialties:All Specialities
Required Certifications:CPC
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:3 to 4 years
Location:Olyphant, PA
* Note: This listing is for a remote position
Date Posted:9/2/2020
Purpose:
Assign ICD and limited CPT codes. Coder reviews the physician documentation to determine the appropriate ICD-10 code and primarily verifies the CPT code, but in some cases assigns basic CPT codes. Resolves basic coding edits. Completes charging process. Ensures diagnosis codes meet local medical necessity guidelines for ancillary tests that were ordered-- requires knowledge of billing and coding guidelines. Utilize coding resources (CCI edits,  ICD and CPT Publications) along with any other applicable specialty reference material to ensure accurate coding.

Responsibilities:
  • Utilize standard coding guidelines and principles and coding clinics to assign the appropriate ICD and CPT for all records to ensure accurate reimbursement. Review coding for accuracy and completeness prior to submission to billing system utilizing CCI edits.
  • Complete work assignments in a timely manner and understand the workflow of the department. Maintain daily productivity statistics and submit a weekly productivity sheet to management.
  • Identify incomplete documentation in the medical record and formulate a physician query to obtain missing documentation and/or clarification to accurately complete the coding process.
  • Utilize computer applications and resources essential to completing the coding process and to resolve basic coding edits efficiently.
  • Refer problem accounts to appropriate coding or management personnel for resolution.
  • Adhere to internal and system-wide competencies, behaviors, policies and procedures to ensure efficient work processes. Maintain continuing education by reviewing updated CPT assistant guidelines and updated coding clinics.
  • Make forward progress within the training period toward meeting coding accuracy standards of the departments within the first year of employment. Meet appropriate coding productivity standards within the time frame established by management.

Qualifications:

Certification in one of the following: Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination through American Academy of Professional Coders, American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) accreditation examination for Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) or (Registered Health Information Technician) RHIT or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS, CCS-P) or Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) preferred. Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM required.

Applying

Leigh Poland @ uscareers@agshealth.com.

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